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Alternative clues for the word ovary
Lower part of the pistil
Source of eggs
One of usually two organs that produce ova and (in vertebrates) secrete estrogen and progesterone
The organ that bears the ovules of a flower
Word definitions for ovary in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ And many women who have had surgical removal of the ovaries find that the difference in desire can be quite sudden. ▪ At 21, she is beyond the normal breeding age, and her ovaries are not functioning. ▪ Estradiol-1 7, B is considered...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ovary \O"va*ry\ ([=o]"v[.a]*r[y^]), n.; pl. Ovaries ([=o]"v[.a]*r[i^]z). [NL. ovarium, fr. L. ovum egg: cf. F. ovaire. See Oval .] (Bot.) That part of the pistil which contains the seed, and in most flowering plants develops into the fruit. See Illust....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context anatomy English) A female reproductive organ, often paired, that produces ova and in mammals secretes the hormones estrogen and progesterone. 2 (context botany English) The lower part of a pistil or carpel that bears ovules and ripens into...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1650s, from Modern Latin ovarium "ovary" (16c.), from Medieval Latin ovaria "the ovary of a bird" (13c.), from Latin ovum "egg," from PIE *owyo-/*oyyo- "egg" (see egg (n.)). In classical Latin, ovarius meant "egg-keeper."
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the organ that bears the ovules of a flower (vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
Word definitions in Wikipedia
''"Ovaria" redirects here. This is also a proposed section and a synonym of '' Solanum . The ovary (From , literally "egg" or "nut") is an ovum -producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive...
Usage examples of ovary.
Over the years, her argument remains the same, that Anna should have had an adrenalectomy and her ovaries removed, as she had.
He also mentions the instance of congenital atresia of the vagina with hernia of both ovaries into the left groin in a servant of twenty, and the case of an imperforate vagina in a girl of nineteen with an undeveloped uterus.
While some fetuses contributed whole ovary preparations, others had their ovaries minced and cultured, and others were reduced to providing disaggregated germ cell lines.
One is that the right ovary furnishes the germs for males, the left for females that the right testicle furnishes sperm capable of fecundating the germs of males, and the left testicle, the germs of the left ovary, for females.
The close adherence of the tubes and ovaries to the fundus necessitated their removal.
The essential organs of generation, the testicles in the male and the ovaries in the female, perform the task of collecting these gemmules and forming them into sets, each of which constitutes a reproductive element, and contains, in rudimentary form, a representative of every part of the individual, including the most minute peculiarities.
After suffering from invagination of the bowel and inflammation of the ovarian tissue, an ovary was discharged through an opening in the sigmoid flexure, and thence expelled from the anus.
If obtaining human oocytes is the goal, the fetal ovary is the mother lode.
Fallopian tubes in the female, and vas deferens or vesiculae seminales in the male, rather than the ovaries or testicles.
Some plants, like humans, kept their sexes separate, the male anther in one flower, even in the flowers of one plant, and the female pistil, style, and ovary in a second flower or plant.
Weston incised the ovaries, looking for the cor 9 See Appendix 1: Delicatessen Pathologists.
Again, the cause of barrenness may either be a diseased condition of the ovaries, preventing them from maturing healthy germs, or chronic inflammation of the mucous membrane of the neck of the uterus, which does not render conception impossible, but improbable.
Well, they pulled out every estrogen source in her body-- full mastectomy, the lymph nodes, ovaries --and she had an adrenalectomy!
This noted operator performed, synchronously, double ovariotomy and resections of portions of the bladder and ileum, for a large medullary carcinomatous growth of the ovary, with surrounding involvement.
Zap and you have cancer of the cervix, rotting ovaries, one of those female things, and it metastasizes overnight and you come apart, turning into a puddle of stinking fluids in the county hospital.